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Reading The Bible - how where when?

Girls, I need your help with my Preach for the Word and Worship event
7.30pm Saturday 19th March.

I'll be talking about us flourishing and growing as Christian women - and part of that is us personally reading the Bible. SO...what are your tips, routines, hints? How do YOU read the Bible? Where? When?
I'd love to hear your stories - things that help you and things that hinder.
Oh yes, and remember there's no condemnation!!!
This is an area of following Jesus where many of us can feel guilt because it can be really hard to regularly spend time reading the Bible and praying. It's hard!
But one of the things I want to say on Saturday is that there is GRACE , not guilt; and we can help one another in this!
So please leave a comment or email me and I'll include your stories - and help eachother

Remember to tell your friends and other women you meet - flyers are available at Kerith reception and you can read more information online on our page of the Kerith website. Let's do all we can to make sure that all women know about this evening.
I really believe it's going to be a great event for ALL WOMEN - all ages, all stages of our Christian lives - hope to see YOU there too! x

Comments

Hey!I find that reading my bible in the bath, or if I'm having a shower I'll read my bible for 5/10 minutes after the shower. xx
Ruthie said…
I use YouVersion on my iTouch & read the one day daily devotional in bed as soon as I wake up. This means I don't forget to do it and it sets me up for the day. I generally read the whole chapter instead of just taking the one verse it highlights.

I sometimes read the verse that's been highlighted that day just before I go to sleep at night. In the past it's helped have a great & peaceful night's sleep.

From time to time I also enjoy picking up my 'proper' & favourite Bible (the one with real pages!) and reading about characters, recently Abraham, Noah & Joshua. I'm just about to start Ruth.

It's not always easy to decide to read my Bible but it's always more rewarding than the DVD or TV programme option :0)
Catrina Benham said…
Wow thanks so much for your speedy replies Sian and Ruth- I love all the creativity and variety - keep 'em coming please ladies!
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Lianne said…
I am who I am meant to be said...
I downloaded a daily bible andriod app. I love it! Everyday I get new scriptures some long some only a couple of verses. I find I look at it serveral times throughout the day, which I really benefit from. I find it does actually make me think about what God may be saying to me.

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